Jobs

The UCF Libraries employs personnel in categories of currently enrolled student assistants, both Federal Work Study (FWS) and Other Personal Services (OPS); University Support Personnel System (USPS); Administrative & Professional (A&P); and Faculty Librarians. If you are interested in employment, click the appropriate tab for more information.

Student Assistants

The following departments are actively seeking applicants for student assistants:
Technology Desk (LibTech):
is actively seeking applications. Apply (OPS)

(Links for FWS positions will NOT work for non-FWS approved Handshake accounts.)

If you would like to join our Libraries team, please take a minute to read the FAQ’s below.

FAQ’s for potential student employees

How do I apply?

Follow these steps to apply online via Handshake:

  1. Create a résumé that includes previous work experience, local phone number, and current email address. If you also have previous library experience, knowledge of a second language, computer/technology knowledge, or other skills you feel would be useful, include them.
  2. Create a document with your work availability listed for all days of the week that also has a screenshot included of your current class schedule.
  3. Create your Handshake Account at ucf.joinhandshake.com
  4. Come back to this page (library.ucf.edu/jobs) and click on the position you wish to apply for (Handshake login required)
  5. Apply for the position and include your résumé and work availability documents during the application process.

What is Federal Work Study (FWS)?

FWS means that you have applied for and received an award letter from Student Financial Aid. For more information on Federal Work Study, please visit the Financial Aid website. Links for FWS positions will NOT work for non-FWS approved Handshake accounts.

What is Other Personal Services (OPS)?

OPS is the classification used for Student Assistants not participating in FWS.

What happens to my application?

When an opening occurs, the individual department supervisor posts an ad on Handshake and reviews all applications to identify students who have the skills and work schedule that meet the needs of his or her own work group. The student supervisor from the hiring department contacts students directly for interviews.

When is hiring done?

The library is open year-round and new student assistants join our team on a regular basis. Most of the recruitment takes place just before the start of the fall and spring semesters.

Who makes the hiring decisions?

Because the library employs around 200 people and houses over a dozen individual departments, hiring decisions are made by individual department supervisors. Library Administration does not have information about which departments are hiring and only becomes involved in the process once a candidate has been selected for hire. The hiring supervisors will contact applicants for interviews.

Departments with student employees:

  • Circulation, 407-823-2580
  • Curriculum Materials Center, 407-823-2791
  • Digital Initiatives, 407-823-5026
  • Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services, 407-823-2383
  • LibTech, 407-823-2384
  • Research & Information Services, 407-823-3379
  • Special Collections & University Archives, 407-823-2576
  • Library @ Rosen Campus, 407-903-8100

How soon would I be able to start working?

Generally, no longer than 2 weeks, however, some paperwork may require a visit to the ITR Business Center in the Partnership II Building in the Research Park. The following students may encounter paperwork delays:  International Students, Federal Work Study, and students living with or related to anyone who works at UCF.

How much will I earn at the library?

The starting salary for students is minimum wage.  For Federal Work Study employees, Student Financial Aid (SFA) determines the salaries based on the job descriptions that hiring departments submit.  For more information please visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance’s Federal Work Study Salary.

How many students work in the library?

Around 100 students are employed by the UCF libraries at any time. Many students begin as freshmen and stay on until graduation.

Other questions?

Don’t hesitate to contact us at LibAdmin@ucf.edu.

USPS (0)

Complete information on position vacancies and the employment application process is available on the UCF Human Resources website. All applications must be submitted online via the Human Resources website.

Currently, there is no USPS positions available.


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A & P (0)

Complete information on position vacancies and the employment application process is available on the UCF Human Resources website. All applications must be submitted online via the Human Resources website.

Currently, there are no A & P positions available.


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Faculty (0)

Complete information on position vacancies and the employment application process is available on the UCF Human Resources website. All applications must be submitted online via the Human Resources website.

Currently, there are no faculty positions available.


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